An Exploratory Analysis of the Prevalence of Quantitative Research Concepts in Journal Articles

Authors

  • Craig Hochbein Lehigh University
  • Katherine S. Smeaton

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22230/ijepl.2018v13n11a765

Keywords:

Research use, School leaders, Quantitative research

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to explore the prevalence of quantitative research
methodologies in published journal articles to better understand the knowledge and
skills necessary for school leaders to meet the expectations of applying research findings
to practice. It examines research articles published between 2008 and 2013 in
the American Educational Research Journal, the Educational Administration Quarterly,
and the NASSP Bulletin. Empirical articles comprise 91 percent of the 449 identified
research articles, with 58 percent reporting the use of quantitative methodolog.

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Published

2018-12-04

How to Cite

Hochbein, C., & Smeaton, K. S. (2018). An Exploratory Analysis of the Prevalence of Quantitative Research Concepts in Journal Articles. International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 13(11). https://doi.org/10.22230/ijepl.2018v13n11a765

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